2015-2016 University Catalog

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1. Bachelor's degree.
2. A minimum overall 3.00 GPA.
3. Admission to Graduate Studies and the College of Education.
4. Demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language.
5. Demonstrate written proficiency in the English Language.
6. Maintain a 3.00 GPA to complete the certificate.
7. Pass the Exit Exam with a score of 80% or above to receive observation or clinical practicum verification for professional certification.
8. All Exit examinations are administered at the University Testing Center. Registration is required prior to taking the Exit Examination.

Remediation plan for Exit Examination:

  • 1st re-take: The candidate will be given the opportunity to re-take the exam within 3 months. The passing score is 80% or above.
  • 2nd re-take: Examination for the second trial will be based on 11 essential subjects in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The candidate is given up to 4 trials to pass the examination. The passing score requirement is 100%. Faculty are available to assist the candidate on the 2nd re-take.
Required Coursework*:
26 SCH
CSDO 3122  
Observation in Speech-Language Pathology
CSDO 3126  
Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology
CSDO 3305  
Introduction to Communication Disorders
CSDO 3313  
Introduction to Audiology
CSDO 3321  
Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
CSDO 3325  
CSDO 4321  
Articulatory and Phonological Disorders
CSDO 4331  
Speech and Hearing Science
CSDO 4333  
Normal Language Acquisition
CSDO 4335  
Language Disorders in Children and Adults


*Based on the student's background, other courses may be recommended upon transcript review.

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